Consider upgrading to a Low Voltage Hose for a few dollars more.
The Low Voltage Hose features:
*Note: Panasonic Vacuum is a registered trademark of Panasonic, not M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. Products sold by M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. are not from Panasonic Vacuum but are designed to complement a Panasonic Central Vacuum. Therefore, parts and products carry warranties from MD Manufacturing and not Panasonic Vacuum and thus may alter the warranty provided by Panasonic Vacuum.